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Old 01-14-2011, 10:48 AM   #1
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Stolen BMW for Auto Show Recovered by Police

http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/dpp/news...ce-20110114-mr
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Old 01-14-2011, 02:37 PM   #2
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It just came out and they already know what wires to cut for the tracking unit ???? Wow
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Old 01-17-2011, 12:09 PM   #3
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Drive it like its stolen..... literally lol
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Old 01-20-2011, 10:00 AM   #4
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Leave it to Detroit...
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Old 01-20-2011, 10:06 AM   #5
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I guess f2b got tired of his Honda
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Old 01-20-2011, 01:52 PM   #6
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Probably disabled more than the BMW assist

It was found pretty undisturbed

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Old 01-20-2011, 01:56 PM   #7
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the guy just got in while it was running and drive it away. that **** is easy.
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Old 01-20-2011, 06:22 PM   #8
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"It is also being checked for fingerprints and DNA."

did the thief cum in the car or what?

"He said they knew the car's whereabouts, last tracking it on the city's west side Thursday afternoon all because of technology called BMW Assist. It's a navigational tool equipped for GPS among other things. If the car is stolen, the company can help police recover the vehicle within minutes."

So why wasn't the car recovered in minutes?

""Continued to check known previous recovery locations and at that time the track was not picked up," the undercover officer said."

WTF was coming out of that cops mouth?
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Old 01-20-2011, 06:25 PM   #9
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By ROOP RAJ
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LOL outsourced journalism fails.
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Old 01-20-2011, 06:27 PM   #10
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Old 01-20-2011, 06:33 PM   #11
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sorry I can't let go of this one either, the caption under the cut main ground wire is hilarious.

The wire to the BMW Assist cut by car thieves. (Credit: Roop Raj | WJBK FOX 2)

So you are basically telling me that disabling the anti theft system is easy as disabling the main power supply... I once found a Lojack unit in a car and it had a 6 volt lithium battery, wired to charge off main electrical system.... the only way i was able to ascertain what I was looking at was by looking up the FCC id on the ribbon antenna.

ROOP RAJ and his editor are idiots. thank you that is all.

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Old 01-21-2011, 10:38 AM   #12
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that looks like the main ground wire from the battery...
so if the car was already on then you can cut it and the car wont stall. but how does it disable the BMW assist?
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Old 01-21-2011, 10:48 AM   #13
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there is so much bullsh!t revolving around this story, here's another angle that is quite disconcerting: how backed up is the DNA lab in Detroit, how many raps murders and crimes involving victims are pending DNA results. The car is has been recovered, how important is it to catch this guy when someones sister was raped last night.
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Old 01-21-2011, 11:10 AM   #14
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there is so much bullsh!t revolving around this story, here's another angle that is quite disconcerting: how backed up is the DNA lab in Detroit, how many raps murders and crimes involving victims are pending DNA results. The car is has been recovered, how important is it to catch this guy when someones sister was raped last night.
Exactly...takes 12 months to get DNA results on priority murder cases.
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Old 02-09-2011, 02:44 PM   #15
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Lets not forget that Crooks have friends, friends that are technicians ( alarms and car stereos) and possibly Technicians that work at BMW. Although Im not surprised, Im kind of shaking my head how fast they know how to.
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